10 Government, Campaigning & Change

Zilch UK

Description

Zilch, standing for Zero Instances of Litter Can Happen, is the national network of individuals in the UK working to eliminate littering.

The organisation exists to agitate and motivate each other and those in positions of power and influence to do more to bring about a change in behaviour that will reduce the financial and environmental costs of individuals inappropriately discarding the by products of their activities.

Our remit includes tackling everything from gum-spits to fly-tips and balloon releases. Read more »

Location

United Kingdom

Verifavia

Description

Verifavia is a worldwide independent accredited carbon emissions verification body for aviation and maritime transport.

Verifavia strives to be the maritime industry’s first choice for the provision of independent carbon emissions verification information and services under the EU Shipping Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Regulation.

We work as a trusted partner to our customers, supporting them in achieving compliance with an independent service grounded in accuracy, integrity and expertise.

Location

Suite 13399, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street,
London EC1V 4PY
United Kingdom

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Description

Working for the protection and enhancement of wildlife and wild places in the two counties. Dedicated to securing a better future for wildlife and improving people's understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of wildlife. Cares for 32 nature reserves covering nearly 3,000 acres. From woodland to meadows, wetland to heaths, they contain a rich variety of animal and plant species, many extremely rare.

Location

The Old Mill,
9 Soar Lane,
Leicester LE3 5DE
United Kingdom

John Muir Trust

Description

The John Muir Trust is a charity that was founded in 1983. It believes wild places are essential for the wellbeing of people and wildlife.

The Trust purchases and conserves some outstandingly beautiful areas of wild land including Ben Nevis and parts of the Isle of Skye, Knoydart, Sutherland and Perthshire. Named after John Muir, the 'father of the modern conservation movement', the Trust aims to show the importance of wild places and their conservation. Read more »

Location

Tower House,
Station Road,
Pitlochry PH16 5AN
United Kingdom

Bite-Back

Description

Formed in 2002, Bite-Back is the UK's only organisation dedicated to the protection of sharks by reducing consumer demand for its meat and fins. With the law of supply and demand at its cornerstone, Bite-Back works together with restaurants, fishmongers and retailers to remove shark products from menus and fish counters, effectively lowering the trade in this threatened species.

Location

United Kingdom

Penge Green Gym (Friends of Winsford Gardens)

Description

Penge Green Gym are a group of local volunteers who run a weekly practical gardening session in Winsford Gardens, a park in Penge, South East London with the aim of improving both the local environment and the health of volunteers just like you.

Location

Winsford Gardens, Garden Road, Penge,
London SE20 7RN
United Kingdom

TckTckTck / Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA)

Description

The Global Call for Climate Action harnesses the respective strengths of hundreds of faith, development, environment, youth, labour and other civil society organizations to achieve a world safe from runaway climate change.

The GCCA connects organizations from across the globe to build their individual and collective capacity to communicate the urgency of climate change, campaign on the solutions before us and to mobilize the pubic in support of strong, equitable government action at the national and international levels.

Location

Bureau 340, 50, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest,
Montreal, Quebec H2X 3V4
Canada

Green Party

Description

The political wing of the green movement campaigning on behalf of social justice and the environment, successfully so on issues of conservation and road traffic reduction. Candidates stand at local, national and European level and the party is gaining increasing representation under proportional representation.

Location

Development House,
56-64 Leonard Street,
London EC2A 4LT
United Kingdom

Stop The Traffik

Description

People Trafficking (buying and selling people) is the world’s fastest growing illegal trade and the second largest after arms and above drugs. People are trafficked across borders at the rate of one every minute of every day and they are sons, daughters, mothers; taken from homes for exploitation. Stop The Traffik is a global coalition of over 800 organisations, communities & individuals raising awareness about trafficking and taking practical action through a global declaration, media, events, celebrities & projects around the world.

Location

First Floor Millbank Tower,
21-24 Millbank,
London SW1P 4QP
United Kingdom
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